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About Ivy Tech Community College

Since its inception, Ivy Tech Community College has evolved from a small vocational school into the largest public postsecondary institution in the state, as well as the largest singly-accredited statewide community college system in the entire country. 

Indianapolis service area locations

To provide a better experience for students, in July 2021, Ivy Tech Central Indiana transformed from a nine-county service area to a three-county service area comprising Marion, Hendricks and Boone. Locations in the newly restructured service area include: 

  • Downtown Indianapolis: Full-service campus
  • Lawrence: Full-service campus
  • International Marketplace: Automotive Technology Center
  • MADE@Plainfield: Learning site with select programs and services (moving to this location from Avon in August for the Fall 2021 semester)

Students at Ivy Tech have the advantage to take classes in-person, virtually (live at the same time each week) and online (you work on your own time each week to complete assignments and activities). 

Programs and opportunities

Ivy Tech’s associate degree and technical certificate curricula provide students with a broad range of affordable courses and degree programs. From a single class to an associate degree, Ivy Tech offers its students affordable tuition, flexible class schedules, experienced instructors, small class sizes, transfer opportunities, training, and programs that meet the needs of the Central Indiana community. We offer programs in the the following schools (and offering more than 100 transfer programs with in-state and out-of-state schools):

  • School of Business, Logistics, & Supply Chain
  • School of Public Affairs & Social Services
  • School of Information Technology
  • School of Arts, Sciences & Education
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering & Applied Science

We offer hands-on experience with some of the state’s most advanced technologies and training facilities, plus the convenience of more than 1,000 online classes, and the attention that comes with small average class sizes.

Accredited - Higher Learning CommissionAccreditation

We are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. We shape our curriculum with the needs of local communities in mind—while our affordable tuition rates keep higher education accessible for those communities’ residents. A consideration that results in 91% of our graduates staying in Indiana.

All those elements combine to make Ivy Tech a true engine of Indiana’s workforce, training Hoosiers for the careers that will grow our future economy.

Ivy Tech's mission

We are Ivy Tech, Indiana’s Community College. We serve the people of our state through accessible and affordable world-class education and adaptive learning. We empower our students to achieve their career and transfer aspirations. We embrace our vision of economic transformation inspired by the education and earnings attainment of our citizens, the vitality of our workforce, and the prosperity of our unique and diverse communities.